Judging of the Australian Family Early Education and Care Awards is a rigorous process designed to ensure the most deserving are honoured.
The judging panel includes representatives of peak children's services associations and other impartial experts in early childhood development.
A rigorous judging procedure is followed to ensure the most deserving nominees are awarded. For full details, click on the links below.
See the steps we follow in the entire judging process
All nominees are invited to enter a Nominee Submission which includes a personal profile and answers to the judging criteria questions.
Review the criteria against which nominees will be judged.
The Early Education and Care Awards strongly support continuous improvement. We are proud to offer winners professional development and training grants.
Every eligible individual and service nominated in the 2018 Australian Early Education and Care Awards will receive a special certificate acknowledging the outstanding work they perform in child care and the special place that they hold in the hearts of the children they care for and their families.
To ensure your nominee receives a certificate please include their full name and correct postal address on the nomination form. We cannot guarantee certificates will be received by the nominee if this personal information is incorrect or incomplete.
Plus, the National Service of the Year will also receive:
For full conditions click here Terms & Conditions.